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Day 29 - Moderate Risk

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Shifted the MDT risk area a little further S and SW, so a trek SW from here in Great Bend where we've stayed overnight. Storms look to be mostly big hailers with strong possibly damaging wind gusts, tornado threat only 5% today - so no core punching today!

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DAY 1 CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

0739 AM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

VALID 261300Z - 271200Z

...THERE IS A MDT RISK OF SVR TSTMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER

PARTS OF SOUTHWEST KS...THE EASTERN TX PANHANDLE...AND NORTHWEST

OK....

...THERE IS A SLGT RISK OF SVR TSTMS FROM PARTS OF TX...ACROSS THE

MID MS AND OH VALLEYS...NY/PA...

LARGE SCALE UPPER PATTERN REMAINS SIMILAR TO YESTERDAY WITH UPPER

LOW OVER CA/NV AND BAND OF MODERATELY STRONG WEST-SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW

EXTENDING FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THE GREAT LAKES AND OHIO

VALLEY. THE PRIMARY DIFFERENCE TODAY INVOLVES THE EXTENT OF

CONVECTION THAT OCCURRED YESTERDAY AND THE MORE DISRUPTED LOW LEVEL

MOISTURE/INSTABILITY PARAMETERS. THERE WILL REMAIN A THREAT OF

WIDELY SCATTERED SEVERE STORMS OVER A LARGE AREA TODAY...BUT THE

ONLY AREA OF SIGNIFICANT CONCENTRATION IS EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS

PARTS OF KS/OK/TX.

...OK/TX/KS...

OVERNIGHT CONVECTION HAS RESULTED IN AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY ANALYZED AT

12Z FROM CENTRAL AR TO THE OKC AREA INTO NORTHWEST OK. THIS FEATURE

IS DISSIPATING QUICKLY OVER WESTERN OK...WHICH WILL ALLOW RICH

MOISTURE TO RETURN TO SOUTHWEST KS BY AFTERNOON. A WELL-DEFINED

DRYLINE IS EXPECTED TO BE PRESENT TODAY FROM SOUTHWEST KS INTO THE

EASTERN TX PANHANDLE...WITH TEMPERATURES WELL INTO THE 90S WEST OF

THE DRYLINE AND DEWPOINTS IN THE UPPER 60S TO THE EAST. THIS WILL

RESULT IN AN AXIS OF VERY UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WITH MLCAPE VALUES

OVER 3000 J/KG AND A RATHER WEAK CAP. PRESENT INDICATIONS ARE THAT

CONVECTION WILL INTENSIFY BY MID AFTERNOON ALONG THE DRYLINE FROM

THE TX PANHANDLE TO THE TRIPLE POINT OVER SOUTHWEST KS. THESE

STORMS WILL LIKELY BE SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF VERY LARGE

HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES. STORMS WILL BECOME

MORE NUMEROUS THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING AND EVENTUALLY COALESCE INTO

AN MCS THAT SHOULD TRACK SOUTHEASTWARD INTO SOUTH CENTRAL KS AND

NORTHERN OK. THIS AREA MAY SEE AN ENHANCED THREAT OF MORE

WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS.

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Latest visible satellite image @1845z

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Mesoscale discussion concerning Tornado watch

MCD - 26/1930Z

ACUS11 KWNS 261832

SWOMCD

SPC MCD 261831

KSZ000-OKZ000-TXZ000-261930-

MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1047

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

0131 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

AREAS AFFECTED...S-CENTRAL/SWRN KS...FAR WRN OK...ERN OK/TX

PANHANDLES

CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...TORNADO WATCH LIKELY

VALID 261831Z - 261930Z

TORNADO WATCH WILL BE ISSUED SOON FROM ERN TX PANHANDLE/FAR WRN OK

INTO KS.

CAP HAS HELD THROUGH 18-19Z...BUT INCREASING SURFACE CONVERGENCE AND

STRONG HEATING WITHIN VERY MOIST BOUNDARY LAYER SHOULD OVERCOME

INHIBITION IN THE NEXT 1-2 HOURS. INITIAL DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED

TO EVOLVE OUT OF CUMULUS FIELD OVER ERN TX PANHANDLE WHERE STRONG

MIXING IS OCCURRING...WITH DELAYED DEVELOPMENT INTO KS/NWRN OK.

VIGOROUS UPDRAFTS CAN BE EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE QUICKLY WITHIN

LARGE RESERVOIR OF STRONG INSTABILITY. DEEP LAYER SHEAR WILL

SUPPORT SUPERCELLS...WITH PRIMARY THREAT OF VERY LARGE HAIL.

HOWEVER AS SUPERCELLS MATURE AND INTERACT WITH VARIOUS SURFACE

FEATURES IN PLACE OVER THE AREA...TORNADO THREAT SHOULD INCREASE

THROUGH LATE TODAY...ESPECIALLY INTO KS. EVENTUAL EVOLUTION INTO

ONE OR MORE BOWING MCS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED THIS EVENING.

..EVANS.. 05/26/2008

Tornado watch.

TornadoWatch - 0200Z

WWUS20 KWNS 261848

SEL4

SPC WW 261848

KSZ000-OKZ000-TXZ000-270200-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 374

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

150 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST KANSAS

LARGE PART OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA

EASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE

EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 150 PM UNTIL 900

PM CDT.

TORNADOES...HAIL TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND

GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE

AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE

MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 70 MILES NORTHWEST OF

HUTCHINSON KANSAS TO 10 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF CHILDRESS TEXAS.

FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH

OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR

TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH

AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR

THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS

AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

DISCUSSION...WITH LITTLE REMAINING CINH AND A VERY UNSTABLE AIR MASS

TO E OF DRY LINE FROM SWRN KS SSWWD THRU TX PANHANDLE...SEVERE

THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP RAPIDLY. WITH 30-40KT OF DEEP

LAYER SHEAR COUPLED WITH MLCAPES AOA 3000 J/KG...SUPERCELLS ARE

LIKELY. GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR TORNADOES WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH

LOW LEVEL CONVERGENCE ON OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES ACROSS S CENTRAL KS

WHERE ENHANCED SHEAR WILL BE AVAILABLE.

SPC are issuing yet another MCD, this time for severe potential for Western Texas.

MCD - 26/2030Z

ACUS11 KWNS 261856

SWOMCD

SPC MCD 261855

TXZ000-262030-

MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1048

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

0155 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

AREAS AFFECTED...WRN TX

CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH POSSIBLE

VALID 261855Z - 262030Z

DEEP MIXING ALONG WRN FRINGE OF RICH GULF MOISTURE MAY INITIATE

THUNDERSTORMS ALONG DRY LINE OVER WRN TX THIS AFTERNOON. SVR TSTM

WATCH MIGHT BE NEEDED IN THE NEXT 1-2 HOURS.

LATEST VISIBLE AND COMPOSITE RADAR IMAGERY INDICATE DEEPENING

CUMULUS FIELD/SMALL CBS FORMING FROM DONLEY/BRISCOE COUNTIES SWWD

TOWARDS BORDEN COUNTY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL CU FIELD IS

BEING SUSTAINED INVOF HIGHER TERRAIN AROUND/WEST OF FST. AIR MASS

IS VERY UNSTABLE WITH MLCAPE AOA 3000 J/KG EAST OF DRY LINE TAKING

SHAPE OVER FAR WEST TX...WHERE CAP IS NEGLIGIBLE ACCORDING TO

FORECAST SOUNDINGS/MESOANALYSIS. DEEP LAYER SHEAR IS QUITE A BIT

WEAKER THAN POINTS FARTHER NORTH...ALTHOUGH EFFECTIVE SHEAR FROM

25-30 KT SHOULD STILL SUPPORT ORGANIZATION INTO CLUSTERS/LINES AND

POSSIBLY SUSTAIN A SUPERCELL GIVEN AMOUNT OF INSTABILITY PRESENT.

LARGE HAIL...INCLUDING ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL...AND WIND DAMAGE

WILL LIKELY ACCOMPANY ANY SUSTAINED STORM/STORM-CLUSTER INTO THE

EARLY EVENING.

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we are currently sittning in cold water Kansas just waiting for the action to start not long now me thinks

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Teams position awaiting initiation.

Latest visible sat image @ 2032z

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we are currently sittning in cold water Kansas just waiting for the action to start not long now me thinks

Hi IAN, we are currently sitting under a lot of cloud strong easterly winds and a temp of 11.5c. [Just saying that to make you homesick!!] :) I dont think so!. Been enjoying your adventures and hopefully it will go out with a "BANG"! Just been looking at the latest radar and there are some strong storms which moving North from France. Hopefully they will make it this far North ...we shall see...?

Best Wishes IAN. :)

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Sat here in Coldwater, cells popping up near the cold front to our north, but we are interested on stuff developing along the dryline here and further south, Tcu begining to bubble-up around here now so cap should hopefully break here like further south to the east of Amarillo. Dave Ewoldt, Lorraine and ITV camera man should join us here to in a while.

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MCD

MCD - 26/2215Z

ACUS11 KWNS 262040

SWOMCD

SPC MCD 262039

KSZ000-OKZ000-TXZ000-262215-

MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1049

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

0339 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

AREAS AFFECTED...ERN TX PANHANDLE...WRN OK...SWRN/S-CENTRAL KS

CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 374...

VALID 262039Z - 262215Z

THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 374 CONTINUES.

20Z MESOANALYSIS INDICATES WELL DEFINED OUTFLOW BOUNDARY FROM NERN

OK INTO S-CENTRAL KS JUST EAST OF P28 WHICH THEN EXTENDS NWD TO EAST

OF RSL...WHERE IT INTERSECTS COLD FRONT EXTENDING SWWD INTO THE WRN

OK PANHANDLE. THIS BOUNDARY CONTINUES TO SAG WSWWD TOWARDS P28 AND

AREAS NW OF END LATE THIS AFTERNOON WITH LARGE SUPERCELL OVER SUMNER

COUNTY KS MOVING ONLY SLOWLY EWD ON COOL-SIDE OF THIS FRONT.

ADDITIONAL LARGE CLUSTER CONTINUES TO EVOLVE OVER THE ERN TX

PANHANDLE...WHILE YET FURTHER DEVELOPMENT IS INCREASING RAPIDLY

INVOF DEEP MIXING INTO NWRN OK SOUTH OF GAG AND INVOF FRONT IN SWRN

KS NNW OF DDC.

MLCAPE REMAINS VERY UNSTABLE /I.E. 3000+ J PER KG/ ACROSS WW...WITH

MORE PRONOUNCED SHEAR ACROSS NRN PORTIONS OF WATCH ATTM. SUPERCELL

SOUTH OF ICT MAINTAINS IMPRESSIVE STRUCTURE BUT SHOULD WEAKEN AT

SOME POINT OVER THE NEXT HOUR OR SO AS STORM INGESTS COOLER/STABLE

BOUNDARY LAYER FEED BEHIND WWD MOVING OUTFLOW. UNTIL THIS

OCCURS...LOCAL EXTENSION OF WW 374 MAY BE NECESSARY.

ATTM...VERY LARGE HAIL WILL BE PRIMARY THREAT WITH THESE

STORMS...ALONG WITH ISOLATED STRONG/DAMAGING WINDS.

HOWEVER...TORNADIC POTENTIAL WILL QUICKLY INCREASE AS STORMS

INTERACT WITH OUTFLOW BOUNDARY OVER SWRN/N-CENTRAL-NWRN OK THROUGH

THE EARLY EVENING.

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Latest visible sat image @2215z

Tornado warning for Texas.

TornadoWarning - 26/2200Z

WFUS54 KAMA 262137

TORAMA

TXC483-262200-

O.NEW.KAMA.TO.W.0011.080526T2137Z-080526T2200Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX

437 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

SOUTHERN WHEELER COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...

THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SHAMROCK...

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

* AT 435 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR LELA...OR

ABOUT NEAR SHAMROCK...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...

TWITTY BY 450 PM CDT

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Ben Holcomb looks to be on something interesting according to his chasecam on severestudios

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Ben Holcomb looks to be on something interesting according to his chasecam on severestudios

Yes that wall cloud did look promising, cant tell how much rotation there is though.

Tornado warning on those cells in Kansas.

TornadoWarning - 26/2245Z

WFUS53 KDDC 262217

TORDDC

KSC097-262245-

O.NEW.KDDC.TO.W.0070.080526T2217Z-080526T2245Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS

517 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

NORTHERN KIOWA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 514 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 7 MILES

SOUTHWEST OF GREENSBURG...OR 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MULLINVILLE...

MOVING NORTHEAST AT 22 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

GREENSBURG...

RURAL RESIDENCES OF NORTHERN KIOWA COUNTY.

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANS

THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY

ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOU

ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE

LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO

NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT MONDAY EVENING FOR

SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS.

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Yes that wall cloud did look promising, cant tell how much rotation there is though.

It's also hard to tell if that cloud is getting any lower too

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Tornado warning. This storm has history of baseball sized hail.

TornadoWarning - 26/2330Z

WFUS53 KDDC 262239

TORDDC

KSC047-145-185-262330-

O.NEW.KDDC.TO.W.0072.080526T2239Z-080526T2330Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS

539 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

NORTHEASTERN EDWARDS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

SOUTHEASTERN PAWNEE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

NORTHWESTERN STAFFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 537 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR ZOOK...

MOVING NORTHEAST AT 19 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

ZOOK...

RADIUM...

SEWARD...

RURAL RESIDENCES OF NORTHEASTERN EDWARDS...NORTHWESTERN STAFFORD

AND SOUTHEASTERN PAWNEE COUNTIES.

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Not sure where the netweather team are, but notice that the severestudio chasers heading toward Arkansas city watch area

both severe cams looking very good at the mo

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Not sure where the netweather team are, but notice that the severestudio chasers heading toward Arkansas city watch area

The cell around Arkansas City Kansas has been just

tornado warned.

TornadoWarning - 26/2330Z

WFUS54 KOUN 262258

TOROUN

OKC071-262330-

O.NEW.KOUN.TO.W.0065.080526T2259Z-080526T2330Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK

559 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

NORTHERN KAY COUNTY IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 559 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR BRAMAN...

MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BLACKWELL LAKE...BRAMAN...

CHILOCCO...EXTREME NORTHWESTERN KAW LAKE...HARDY...NEWKIRK AND

PECKHAM.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 223 AND 236

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After a short while of no tornadic activity, it looks like

they're startin to spin-up again.

Tornado on the ground just east of Pratt confirmed from spottersTornadoWarning - 27/0100Z

WFUS53 KDDC 270007

TORDDC

KSC151-270100-

O.NEW.KDDC.TO.W.0075.080527T0008Z-080527T0100Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS

708 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

EASTERN PRATT COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 705 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR PRATT...

MOVING EAST AT 16 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

PRATT...

CAIRO...

RURAL RESIDENCES OF EASTERN PRATT COUNTY.

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANS

THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY

ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOU

ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE

LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO

NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OBSCURE THIS TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW! IF YOU WAIT

TO SEE OR HEAR IT COMING...IT MAY BE TOO LATE TO GET TO A SAFE PLACE.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT MONDAY EVENING FOR

SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS.

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The tornado reported earlier is still on the ground and has moved east into Kingman, another

possible tornado just SW of Pratt.

TornadoWarning - 27/0100Z

WWUS53 KDDC 270025

SVSDDC

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS

726 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

KSC151-270100-

O.CON.KDDC.TO.W.0075.000000T0000Z-080527T0100Z

PRATT KS-

726 PM CDT MON MAY 26 2008

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT FOR EASTERN

PRATT COUNTY...

AT 724 PM CDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH STRONG ROTATION 4 MILES SOUTH OF PRESTON...

MOVING NORTHEAST AT 22 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

CAIRO...

PRESTON...

RURAL RESIDENCES OF EASTERN PRATT COUNTY

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Got to the Best Western in Witchita about 2 hours ago very good chase if a bit un-nerving, being under the hook of a storm in Pratt with wrapping rain curtains which dropped a damaging tornado 2 miles south of the town (which we didn't see through the rain) when we went through. While we stopped in a car park in Pratt - we had rain spinning around us - possible vorticy or minor tornadic disturbance close to the tornado - very eeirey!

Hook of storm over Pratt which dropped tornado south of town:

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We followed the southern end of the storm for a while to see if still was producing a tornado NE of Pratt it had a really good hook on it for a while but then gave up on it as we could see nothing but heavy rain/hail cores, we gave up and headed east to Wichita, unfotunately to get there we had to drive through big hail to get there, hail was the size of baseballs and we had to pull off the road into the protection of warehouse for a while before it eased - fortunately no smashed windows - but we may see some dents in the car body. When we reached the hotel, another severe t-storm rolled in with extremely heavy rain and lots of lightning. Finally died down now.

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protection of wharehouse for a while before it eased -

warehouse or whorehouse? or is it a combination of the two?

Whores at wholesale prices?

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Sounds like you were pretty close to baggign another tornado then with only the rain obscuring your view. Given not much else reported you were in the right place really. Looks like a calmer couple of days although there will be chasing today. Setting up for another big outbreak in the Iowa area and surrounding states towards the weekend. I'm not sure what day you fly back but Friday looks like a good chase day if you don't need to rush back to DFW.

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We fly back Sunday afternoon, but we have to drop off Andy at DFW for his flight on Saturday ... so not sure about a jaunt up to Nebraska for Thursday's risk then back down to Kansas for Friday - as it puts us a long way north ... we'll see, anyway - we'll be heading down into Oklahoma for today.

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